653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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to catch a show in progress!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Jazz & More, Friday to Monday,
Thanksgiving Weekend

We’re closed for Thanksgiving day, but then we’re back in full swing with books for sale and live jazz Friday to Sunday, plus a poetry reading on Monday.

Jazz Musicians Play At Open DoorFriday, November 28th – 5:30-8:00 pm: jazz in the bookshop!
The Chuck Peterson Quintet, with Chuck and Howie Dudune on reeds, Duncan James on guitar, Dean Reilly on bass and Tony Johnson on drums.

Saturday, November 29th – 8-11 pm:  jazz club!  
Charlie McCarthy, reeds; Ray Scott, guitar;
Chuck Bennett, bass and Jim Zimmerman, drums.

Sunday, November 30th – 4:30-6:30 pm: which way west?
The Walter Earl Trio

Monday, December 1 – 7-9 pm:  Poets!
Emily Wolahan features, with an open mic to follow.
Emily’s first poetry volume, HINGE, is due out by the end of the year through the National Poetry Review Press.  Her poetry has appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast Journal, Omniverse, The The Poetry, Drunken Boat and several other places. She’s also an Editor at JERRY Magazine, and recently hosted an event in the SF LitCrawl.  She’s read at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Cornelia St. Readings Series in New York City and the Red Lit Reading Series.  She lives nearby in the Sunnyside.  visit her site:  http://www.emilywolahan.com/


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site

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